Dr. Anita Pisch is a PhD graduate in Art History and Curatorship and Visiting Scholar, School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
She also holds a Masters degree in Cross-Disciplinary Art and Design from the College of Fine Arts at the University of New South Wales, a Graduate Certificate in Publishing and Communication from Melbourne University, a Graduate Diploma in Psychology from Charles Sturt University, and a Bachelor of Arts with Combined Honours in Theatre Studies and English Literature with a Major in Modern History. Her other areas of study have included Visual Arts, Adult Education, Political Economy and Political Science.
Her primary areas of interest within art history are with public art and the fine arts in Australia and in Europe. Her doctoral research examined the personality cult of Stalin and adopted an iconographical approach to Stalinist propaganda, focusing specifically on visual topoi in the image of Stalin in propaganda posters of the Soviet era. She is the author of the weekly blog 'Stalin poster of the week' at www.anitapisch.com.
In addition to the position of Visiting Scholar at the ANU, she works as a Research Assistant in Art History and Curatorship, and as the principal Academic Editor at Academic Business Creative Professional Editing and Writing (http://academicbusinesscreativeeditingwriting.weebly.com/).